The wireless world continues to explode as smartphones and 4G become ubiquitous - and devices, apps and other usage climb at exponential rates. This seminar, sponsored by CTIA, the leading organization in the US for the wireless industry, addressed the full range of legal and regulatory issues for all participants in the wireless ecosystem. The speakers came from the major agencies, providers and law firms actively involved in these issues. To help you see the wireless future, leading industry analysts and leaders forecasted where the industry is heading.
The day's agenda:
Thursday, Nov. 6, 2014
Presented by Chetan Sharma, Chetan Sharma Consulting; and Brian Jurutka, SVP, comScore, Inc.
Regulatory Overview - How Regulators Across the World are Addressing Trends in Wireless Communications
Presented by Robert Stankey, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine; and Janet Hernandez, President, Telecommunications Management Group Inc.
FCC and Legislative Issues
Presented by Howard W. Waltzman, Partner, Mayer Brown; Howard Symons, Vice Chair of Incentive Auction Task Force, FCC; and Laura Carter, Assistant General Counsel, Microsoft
Presented by Rick Gibson, Partner, Law Firm of Lape Mansfield Nakasian + Gibson, LLC; and Tim Sullivan, Principal Attorney, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
Government Surveillance, CALEA, and Related Security Issues
Presented by Michael Sussman, Partner, Perkins Coie; and Nate Jones, Senior Counsel, Microsoft
Interview with Steve Elfman, President, Sprint
Friday, Nov. 7, 2014
Class Action TCPA, and Other Litigation Issues
Presented by Peter Karanjia, Partner, Davis Wright Tremaine; and Michael B. Hazzard, Arent Fox LLP
Privacy and Cybersecurity, FTC and Apps (Internet of Things)
Presented by Chuck A Harwood, Federal Trade commission; and Jim Dolce, CEO, Lookout; and Christy Kunin, Principal Corporate Counsel, T-Mobile USA, Inc.
IP Issues, including Music Downloads, Takedown Issues and the World of Patents
Presented by Glenn Blumstein, Chief Counsel, Intellectual Property, AT&T Mobility; Byron Springer, Chief Counsel, Acquisitions, Intellectual Ventures; and Brooke A.M. Taylor, Partner, Susman Godfrey LLP